Cairanne rouge Les Hautes Rives 2016

As to the reds, these all showed beautifully, and this is an estate the consistently puts out high-quality wines at good prices. Notes of violets, black raspberries, hard candy and fruitcake emerge from the 2016 Cairanne Les Hautes Rives, and moderate tannin on the finish. The blend is 60% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre, and the rest Syrah, from hillside parcels, aged in tank.